Benefits of practicing Sahaja Yoga meditation
Yoga meditation provides a practical and free means for people to achieve
a peaceful and balanced state in their lives. It helps us to reduce illness,
live longer and rediscover the sense of shared values that derive from
both a traditional family life and respect for the Earth through the practice
of an environmentally aware lifestyle”.
is that state of deep peace which occurs when the mind is calm, silent
yet completely alert. The real power of meditation lies also in its capacity
to take us to a higher state of awareness that will help us fulfill our
true human potential in every way.
are so many benefits from practicing Sahaja Yoga that it is hard to know
where to start...I personally think
those who benefit most from Sahaja Yoga are those who feel they are not
completely satisfied with their life. Materialism doesn't quite give them
the satisfaction that they believe it will.
because they are seeking something beyond, something that makes us absolutely
free of all the attachments and bondages of life.
getting self-realization, we are connected to the all pervading divine
power which looks after us. This freedom makes us more able to cope with
life's ups and downs, because there is a constant joy within us, which
is our Spirit.
Sahaja Yoga meditation, one can experience the benefits such as:
and ailments arise due to imbalances of the subtle energy system. Through
Sahaja Yoga, one awakens the dormant primordial energy Kundalini and it
starts enlightening the subtle energy centres (chakras) within you. You
can then heal, correct, balance and nourish the subtle energy centres (chakras)
through simple cleansing techniques taught in Sahaja Yoga. As you become
more centered and balanced, your state of health improves and you become
more immune to illnesses. As Shri Mataji Herself says, “Once you are properly
established, you don't have to worry about your health at all.”
health benefits of Sahaja Yoga have been documented by medical doctors
and psychologists, and confirmed by clinical studies and research. Many
have also cured themselves of ailments such as high blood pressure, asthma,
epilepsy, diabetes, cancer etc.
obvious benefit that is gained from Sahaja Yoga is that one sleeps better,
deeper and awake more refreshed in the morning. Many people suffer from
insomnia or unsatisfactory sleep, which they blame on everything from weather
to bad bedsprings. In fact, a lot of it can simply be put down to a busy
mind, not letting go of the past day's events, or worrying about planning
for tomorrow. Through Sahaja Yoga, one can begin to live and sleep in the
Mataji in her book, “Stress Management through Sahaja Yoga” explains the
relationship between the nervous system and the emotional, physical and
mental health. According to her, the left and right sympathetic nervous
systems correspond to our Yin (our emotions, desires and the past) and
Yang energies (our action and futuristic thinking) respectively. Stress
is a product of imbalance between the two energies, as well as an overworked
and over-exhausted sympathetic nervous system.
Sahaja Yoga, one can learn to balance these two energies and enjoy a more
balanced state of living - staying alert yet be peaceful and calm.
awakening of the dormant spiritual energy Kundalini brings about improvements
and positive changes in our personality. With practice, one will discover
that many innate qualities of our energy centres (chakras) manifesting
and expressing in one's life. We become automatically very dynamic, creative,
confident and at the same time very humble, loving and compassionate. Many
individuals, who practice Sahaja Yoga, also discover their own innate talents
and potential in many areas (e.g. art, music, public speaking etc) and
gradually develop them to levels they never imagined possible before.
practice of meditation also improves one's mental focus, concentration
and energy levels. With a calm yet alert mind, it is no wonder the practitioners
of Sahaja Yoga take on an air of confidence in dealing with life's challenges.
are several benefits of Sahaja Yoga as enumerated below:
The greatest benefit is achieving the state of thoughtlessness. As a result
of this one remains in the present which is the truth.
Peace can be achieved collectively when thousands of people get the awakening
of their kundalini. The family gets improved, children are improved and
one's attention becomes innocent. That peaceful nature will bring forth
the future of a new age where there will be no war.
One becomes a very balanced, righteous and really innately religious person.
There is no lust and greed in the attention, temper subdues and all bad
habits drop out. Many people have given up smoking, drinking and drugs,
The personality rises so much above others and the sense of discretion
becomes so sharp and perfect, that nothing can deviate the mind from the
righteous path unless he himself falls into some temptation, fear or manipulations.
One is not afraid of standing for the truth.
Creativity in literature and Self Development have worked miraculously
in some people. The same is with music and in the field of art. Also surprisingly
people have improved economically. The practice of meditation also improves
one's mental focus, concentration and energy levels. With a calm yet alert
mind, it is no wonder the practitioners of Sahaja Yoga take on an air of
confidence in dealing with life's challenges.
With Sahaja Yoga, many children who were dull in class have become alert
and intelligent and have shown great results in their studies. Some very
difficult and dangerously violent children could be moulded into beautiful
Many have been cured completely of very serious incurable ailments, though
it must be mentioned that Sahaja Yoga is not for curing people. As a byproduct
one gets physical, mental, economical, social and spiritual wellbeing in
totality. Many psychosomatic problems and mental confusions can be cured.
The effects of Sahaja Yoga also act on agriculture. The crop that grows
out of non-hybrid seeds when vibrated with the Divine power of cool breeze
sometimes grows eight or ten times more than that with the hybrid seeds.
Sahaja Yoga is for the emancipation of the whole world at every level.
There are now more than hundred nations where Sahaja yoga is being practiced.
Illnesses and ailments arise due to imbalances of the subtle energy system.
Through Sahaja Yoga, one awakens the dormant primordial energy Kundalini
and it starts enlightening the subtle energy centres (chakras) within you.
You can then heal, correct, balance and nourish the subtle energy centres
(chakras) through simple cleansing techniques taught in Sahaja Yoga. As
you become more centered and balanced, your state of health improves and
you become more immune to illnesses.
By improving certain chakras we can improve our interaction with friends
and strangers in society. we can rebuild self-esteem, improving our social
We are freed from the pain of separation to loved ones because we feel
that we are always connected, not just to our family but to every human
being. Our heart opens to strangers more readily and we become more compassionate
to others than we were before.
Many people have benefited physically from practicing Sahaja Yoga. This
is due to the soothing effect that the awakened Kundalini energy has on
our nervous system. And also by the amount of energy saved as a result
of thinking less. Meditation helps to still our over-active minds which
cause the many stress related health problems of this modern era.